Santenay travel guide
Visit Santenay: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Blois at 16 km from Santenay
Location: Santenay is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department (Loire Valley region) in the western-centre of France at 16 km from Blois, the department capital. (General information: Santenay is 170 km from Paris and 380 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Santenay: these include Blois at 16 km and Chateau de Blois at 16 km. Réserve de Beaumarchais is a listed zoo or wildlife park at 11 km and Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire is a listed remarkable garden at 11 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Santenay, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Santenay
Chateau de Blois 16km
Chateau d'Amboise 20km
Chateau de Cheverny 27km
Chateau de Chambord 31km
Note that all distances from Santenay shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Santenay holidays and travel
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Markets near Santenay
- Herbault: market every Monday (4km)
- Chambon-sur-Cisse: market every Saturday (7km)
- Chailles: market every Saturday (15km)
- Chateau-Renault: market every Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
- Les Montils: market every Saturday (16km)
- Blois: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
- Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market every Friday (19km)
- Amboise: market every Sunday & Friday (19km)
- Cellettes: market every Thursday (21km)
- Pontlevoy: market every Thursday (22km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Santenay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Santenay map below.
Aquarium Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (25km)
Most Beautiful Village Lavardin (26km)
National Monument Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (22km); Talcy Chateau (33km); Cloisters of la Psalette (38km)
Recommended Detour Beaugency (45km)
Remarkable Garden Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (11km); Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (16km); Parc du château de Beauregard (20km); Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (22km); Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (22km); Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (27km); Jardin du château de Talcy (33km); Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (37km); Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (39km); Jardins du château de Poncé (41km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Réserve de Beaumarchais (11km); ZooParc de Beauval (40km)
Map of places to visit near Santenay & Location Information
Region: Loire Valley
Distance to Santenay
from Blois (local prefecture): 16 km
from Paris: 170 km
from Calais: 380 km
from Nice: 643 km
from Bordeaux: 330 km
from Strasbourg: 505 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Loir-et-Cher is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Santenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Santenay